Your Role as a 7.5t Driver
Daily Duties of a 7.5t Driver
- Plan delivery routes and ensure that routes maximise productivity.
- Communicate with customers/suppliers to coordinate drop-offs and pick-ups.
- Supervising and assisting with the Loading of Goods
- Ensure safe loading guidelines are met
- Carry out pre and post-shift Vehicle inspections and report any maintenance issues
- Logging hours and completing any paperwork required
- Drivers must report any accident or issue to the client
- To ensure customer satisfaction, drivers must interact with customers politely and address any concerns a customer may have.
Required Experience and Skills of a 7.5t Driver
- Problem Solving
- Ability to work to tight schedules and deadlines
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- Excellent road awareness and driving skills
- Interpersonal skills - particularly when you are dealing directly with customers
- Many roles require the use of hand held technology/devices so you will need to have the ability to use these with training.
Peterborough has a population of almost 200,000 people, 125,000 of which are of working age (16-64). There are 117,000 local jobs. Key sectors providing jobs include Health and Social work, Administration and Support Services and Wholesale and Retail trade.
The city centre has leisure amenities including cinema, the Queensgate shopping centre and also has it's own Gothic cathedral and museum. The area is also home to other attractions including Flag Fen Archaeology Park which features Bronze Age village and causeway remains Nene Park and Ferry Meadows recreation area.
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HGV Class 1 Driver
£9.50 - 13.75 Per Hour
Swanstaff are currently recruiting HGV Class 1 Drivers to support our client in Peterborough. With day shifts / night shifts / weekends and night out available, you will be transporting refrigerated goods. Immediate starts available. Requirements: C+E with 2 years experience No more than 6 points on licence - No DD, DR, IN codes Drivers with bulker experience welcome Benefits: Possible Temp to Perm positions when available for the right driver All shifts available - Days / nights / weekends / Nights Out Immediate starts available (once registered) Referral scheme Flexible hours Weekly pay Interested in this role? Apply online today and someone from our Peterborough team will be in touch. Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! Job Title: HGV Class 1 Driver Location: Peterborough Rate of Pay: £9.50 - £13.75 dependent on shift
Full-time Counterbalance Forklift Driver
£8 - 12 Per Hour
Swanstaff are currently recruiting for a Counterbalance Forklift Driver to support our client in Peterborough. We are looking for an experienced candidate to join the present team on an ongoing temporary basis. You will be loading and unloading lorries, picking and stacking tote bags as well as pallets. You will need to be physically fit due to some heavy lifting involved. Stock will be booked in and out using a scanner but you will be expected to cross-check naturally so good numeracy and literacy are required. You are also possibly meeting directly with customers so a pleasant manner is required. Work Pattern: Working Monday to Friday (and Saturdays during peak periods Feb-Apr and Jul-Oct). During peak periods you will work Monday to Friday 12 hour shifts within the hours of 0600 and 2000 with Saturday mornings. Off-peak will settle to a standard 40 hours although some flexibility may be required should deliveries be late arriving. Requirements: Valid Counterbalance Forklift Licence Flexibility in working hours Must be able to communicate well in English (both written and verbally) Benefits: Overtime at 1.5 after 40 hours worked Monday to Friday with Saturday mornings - No working on Sundays Temporary to possible Permanent position for the right candidate Quick start available Weekly Pay Apply today, please note aTelephone interview will be conducted before shortlisting of candidates. A quick start is required but the right candidate is alsoimportant. Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more!
3.5 / 7.5 Tonne Driver
£9 - 10.50 Per Hour
Are you looking for your next step as a 3.5 / 7.5Tonne Driver? Look no further as Swanstaff would like to give you the opportunity to work for some of our prestigious clients. We want hot new talent like yourself to respresent us whilst earning excellent hourly rates. We can offer you various shift patterns, both days and nights are available throughout the week from Monday to Sunday. Immediate starts. We also have work for weekend-only drivers! Requirements: A full UK Drivers Licence Minimum of 1 year regular & current experience of driving experience No more than 6 points on your Licence As a Swanstaff Driver you will benefit from: Flexible hours Varied work placements (if required) Weekly Pay Variable hours Full support of Swanstaff back office teams Temp of the Month Scheme We have a refer a friend scheme where you could earn: * £50 for the introduction of a 7.5T Driver* * £150 for the introduction of a HGV Driver * * Criteria must be met before the referral fee is paid. Please speak to the Branch Manager regarding this. Interested in finding out more about this role? Apply online or feel free to contact ourbranch for more info! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! Job Title: 3.5T/ 7.5TDriver Location: Peterborough Rate of Pay:£9 - £10.50 per hour
£13 - 20 Per Hour
Are you an experienced HGV Drivers looking to continue your career in a new setting? We are on a mission to find the creme de la creme of HGV Drivers in Peterborough and the surrounding areas! Job title:HGV Drivers Location:Peterborough and surrounding areas Rate of pay:£13.00 - £20.00 per hour The role: Ensuring goods are safely secured. Keeping your vehicle in good condition. This includes daily safety driver checks. Loading and unloading the vehicle safely. Planning and taking the most effective routes to your destination. The requirements: You have a valid UK driving and HGV licence. 1 years' previous experience as a HGV Driver Valid CPC Valid Digi Card The benefits of working with us You'll be paid every Friday Temp of the Month scheme Refer a Friend scheme Swanstaff Ambassador scheme If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to and call Joe on 01733 307640 for more information!
LGV / HGV Drivers
£13 - 20 Per Hour
Swanstaff are urgently seeking experienced LGV / HGV Drivers to become a part of the team. If you're looking to tackle a new challenge that will steer your career in a direction of progression then look no further. By working with Swanstaff you will receive weekly pay, be able to work flexible hours that fit your lifestyle and also benefit from our refer a friend and temp of the month schemes which enable us to recognise the contribution you make to our business. Within this role you will be able to work various shift patterns: Monday to Friday, days and nights, immediate starts and also weekend work! There are certain requirements that are expected of a Swanstaff Driver: A full UK driving licence (C+E) No more than 6 points on your licence Minimum of 1 year regular & current experience driving articulated lorries in the UK A UK Digital Tacho Card (Digicard) and DQC cards are essential Our Refer a Friend Scheme offers the following bonuses for Drivers: £50 for the introduction of a 7.5 Tonne Driver* £150 for the introduction of a HGV Driver * * Criteria must be met before the referral fee is paid. Please speak to the Branch Manager regarding this. Does this role sound like it could be the one you've been looking for? Swanstaff are constantly on the look out for new drivers and registrations are taking place every day so don't hesitate! Apply now! Job Title: LGV / HGV Drivers Location: Peterborough Salary: £13.00-£20.00 per hour